Produced in partnership with Dominic Wai of ONC Lawyers
Regulatory Compliance Webinar Series
Compliance Conversations on AML & CFT in Hong Kong
Topic: Compliance Conversations on AML & CFT in Hong Kong
Speaker: Dominic Wai | Partner, ONC Lawyers
Dominic Wai outlines the current AML & CFT regulatory landscape and environment in Hong Kong, highlights the new trends happening in AML & CFT and explains the penalties for breaching AML & CFT laws in Hong Kong.
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Partner, ONC Lawyers
Dominic’s practice focuses on advising clients on matters relating to cybersecurity, data security and privacy law issues, anti-corruption, white-collar crime, law enforcement, regulatory and compliance matters in Hong Kong, including advice on anti-money laundering. Dominic has extensive experience in dealing with the ICAC (the Independent Commission Against Corruption), Police/CCB (Commercial Crime Bureau), SFC (Securities and Futures Commission), the HKMA (Hong Kong Monetary Authority) and EAA (Estate Agents Authority).
Dominic has assisted clients with urgent asset freezing applications in relation to Business Email Compromise and Scam (BEC and BES) cases and helped clients to recover substantial funds that have been scammed and transferred to bank accounts in Hong Kong. Dominic has also assisted clients in various Import and Export issues relating to import/ export of strategic commodities and other restricted items (e.g. pharmaceutical products) in dealing with the Customs and Excise Department and the Department of Justice on criminal matters. Dominic also handles shareholders’ disputes and insolvency matters, joint venture disputes, juridical review applications, defamation cases, international and domestic arbitrations, trade secrets litigation, PRC claims, eDiscovery and forensic investigation issues as well as property and tenancy (distraint of rent) litigation.
Dominic has given presentations on the new PRC Cybersecurity law and has written an article on “China’s New Cybersecurity Law and its impact on doing business in China” in the Fall 2017 edition of “Paradigm”, a magazine of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.